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July 24


Wednesday, July 24, 7pm: TURANDOT – Giacomo Puccini at the Eastman Performing Arts Center

Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students.

Original transmission date: Saturday, November 7, 2009. Director Franco Zeffirelli’s breathtaking production of Puccini’s last opera is a favorite of the Met repertoire. Maria Guleghina plays the ruthless Chinese princess of the title, whose hatred of men is so strong that she has all suitors who can’t solve her riddles beheaded. Marcello Giordani sings Calàf, the unknown prince who eventually wins her love and whose solos include the famous “Nessun dorma.” Conductor: Andris Nelsons; Production: Franco Zeffirelli; Maria Guleghina, Marina Poplavskaya, Marcello Giordani, Samuel Ramey

Interested in dinner before the show? Plan to come early and have dinner in the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Art Center’s beautiful lobby. Beginning at 6pm, Lake Region Caterers will be offering a unique variety of fresh sandwiches and hearty soups as well as delicious desserts and other tasty snacks, both sweet and salty. Reservations are requested in advance. Please contact Lake Region Caterers directly at (207) 787-3327 or lrcjv@fairpoint.net



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